Ladies Night focusing on breast cancer this month

Ladies Night focusing on breast cancer this month

This evening’s Ladies Night Out Program at Angel Medical Center’s cafeteria will focus on a topic important to us all: breast cancer. Thanks to improvements in cancer treatment and early detection, millions of women are surviving breast cancer today. Dr. Carole Peterson and Dr. Ladson Gaddy-DuBac will be guest speakers along with breast cancer survivors.…

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Gov. Perdue orders state-wide Pre-K expansion

North Carolina’s early childhood education program got a boost late last week as Governor Bev Perdue issued an executive order authorizing the expansion of the NC Pre-K program to serve up to 6,300 additional children by Jan. 1, 2013. An estimated 1,000 of those children can begin to be served immediately in Pre-K classrooms across…

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Update on Dowdle Mountain Intersection construction

The NCDOT says they’re ramping up efforts this week on the 441 road construction near the Dowdle Mountain intersection. The work that has been going on has resulted in traffic delays for northbound motorists due to lane closures as crews work to finish the new intersection. Nathan Tanner, NCDOT assistant engineer explains the latest on…

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Macon leaders met with NC House Speaker

Macon County leaders met Friday with NC Speaker of the House Thom Tillis during his visit to Franklin. Tillis (R-Mecklenburg) and several local leaders held a roundtable discussion at Southwestern Community College to talk issues important here in Macon County. According to Speaker Tillis concerns he heard from Macon County representatives were on easing regulations,…

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Rogers, Meadows to meet in final debate Tuesday

Candidates vying to take over as North Carolina’s District 11 Congressional Representative will take center stage Tuesday night in their final debate. Democrat Hayden Rogers and Republican Mark Meadows will square off at Western Carolina University at 7 p.m. in the Grandroom of the A.K. Hinds University Center. The debate is being hosted by the…

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Manning sets record as Panthers pounce West Henderson

The Franklin Panthers improve to 7-3 on the season after cruising to victory Friday at West Henderson. It was a record setting night for Franklin as Junior Tailback Marquel Manning racked up 263 yards on the ground giving him the school record for rushing yards in a single season at 1,864. The previous record of…

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Community Calendar

  • December 25, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • December 26, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • January 1, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • January 2, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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